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|26/7/2016||Kids can win a family meal out by entering the Recycle for Surrey food waste competition
Want to keep your kids/grandkids busy over the summer holidays and teach them the benefits of recycling?
Recycle for Surrey are running a library competition as part of the food waste campaign across the school summer holidays.
To enter, children need to pick up an activity sheet from any Surrey library and complete the activities.
The competition has two age categories:
|26/7/2016||Live in Caterham and affected by the recent floods?
Are you uninsured or having problems with your insurance company? Want to know how to restore your home to be resilient to flooding? Feeling down? Confused over information? Have ongoing concerns or worries? Pop into a National Flood Forum Flood Surgery for a chat, support & advice on Thursday 4 August, 12pm to 2pm at Caterham Hill Library, Westway, Caterham CR3 5TP.
|26/7/2016||Helping young people in need
Could you offer a young person a safe, friendly and welcoming place to stay for one to three nights? Surrey County Council’s Volunteer Host Service is looking for volunteers to help provide emergency accommodation on a temporary basis for 16-21 year olds who are at risk of being homeless.
|22/7/2016||The Tandridge Access Group
A single step can prevent a person in a wheelchair or with mobility problems gaining access to a shop or service provider such as a doctor or dentist. For someone with impaired sight, coping with uneven or obstructed pavements can be extremely hazardous. The Tandridge Access Group campaigns to address these and other problems and make life easier for those with disabilities throughout the district.
|21/7/2016||Launch of Surrey Prepared
Communities that come together during extreme weather or incidents such as fuel shortages, large fires or power cuts are better off, which is why Surrey Prepared has launched. It’s the first initiative to be developed by the Surrey Community Resilience Partnership (SCRP), which includes Surrey County Council, the Environment Agency and utility companies.
|19/7/2016||Stay safe in the heat
Tandridge is experiencing heatwave conditions according to the Met Office.
|18/7/2016||Tandridge tackles anti-social behaviour
Tandridge District Council has joined up with Surrey Police to clamp down on the behaviours that can have an adverse impact on individual people or communities as part of Anti-Social Behaviour Awareness Week, which starts on Monday, 18 July.
Another telephone scam is operating in our area.
|12/7/2016||Committee agrees three month exemption from council tax for empty flood damaged properties
Last night’s Resources Committee agreed to set up a scheme to give council tax discounts for up to three months to homeowners who have had to leave their properties due to flood damage.
|11/7/2016||Tandridge Magazine- Summer issue
Full of the latest news, the summer edition of Tandridge Magazine is being delivered to residents and businesses in the district from 18 July.
|11/7/2016||Ex council vehicle for sale
The Council is selling off a Fiat Scudo 90 M-jet SWB, registration GN60 CKG registered in October 2010, with an MOT until 9 November.
|8/7/2016||Get your children moving this summer
The Change4Life 10 Minute Shake Up with Disney campaign is back and encouraging families to ‘Just Keep Moving’ as they kick off a summer of activity, inspired by this year’s Disney·Pixar film, Finding Dory.
|4/7/2016||Surrey councils crackdown on flytipping
Tandridge Council has joined forces with other districts and boroughs in Surrey to co-ordinate a crackdown on flytipping. The county has seen an increase in the amount of waste being illegally dumped in the past year, which cost Surrey’s councils nearly £1 million to clear up.
|4/7/2016||Tandridge calls on residents to Eat it, Cook it, Freeze it
Tandridge District Council is supporting this year’s Food Safety Week which takes place from 4 to 10 July and aims to help people better understand how to waste less food safely, by making more use of their freezers.
|1/7/2016||Council continues to support flood victims and urges all to get in touch
Tandridge District Council continues to support victims of the flash floods which hit houses in Caterham, Whyteleafe and Smallfield earlier this month. To date, at least 32 families have left their properties and are not able to return to their homes and over 60 properties have reported either internal or garden flooding.
|1/7/2016||Home-Start East Surrey
Home-Start East Surrey helps young families going through difficult times, whether because of bereavement, illness or disability of the child or the parent, post-natal depression, family breakdown, loneliness and isolation, or stress in coping with a number of young children.